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Surfing the Messy Middle

KookCast: Surf Education

Release Date: 09/17/2019

A Boat Ride with A Boat Ride with "Captain" Dave

KookCast: Surf Education

One of the best surf sessions Coach Chris & Coach Evan have ever had didn't happen without one hell of an adventure before & after. This isn't our version though. In this episode, Coach Chris talks with Captain Dave on the phone to hear his perspective on the chain of events that led to us scoring the best session of our lives. Soon enough we're going to get the whole crew of boys that scored it with us to tell you the TRUE version of this story, for now, enjoy this little teaser from our kooky Captain Dave

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Serenity Now! Managing Your Anxiety in the Water show art Serenity Now! Managing Your Anxiety in the Water

KookCast: Surf Education

Anxiety in surfing is a real thing. Between the waves and the crowd, what's meant to be a pleasant and spiritual experience can transform you into a nervous wreck real fast. Tune in this week to hear Coach Chris and Coach Evan's thoughts on dealing with your anxiousness and finding your peace.

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The Most Unconventional Stand-Up with Chad Callahan show art The Most Unconventional Stand-Up with Chad Callahan

KookCast: Surf Education

Chad has a lot of great things to say, but the reason we had him as a guest on Kookcast is so you can hear more about his stand up technique. It is wacky, wild, seemingly off kilter, yet somehow maintains balance, but bite your tongue before you say anything negative because when you hear Chad's story your excuses for not surfing will be dim compared to his positive and perseverant light.

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How To: Perfect Your Paddling Technique show art How To: Perfect Your Paddling Technique

KookCast: Surf Education

This week Coach Evan and Coach Chris get into one of their favorite topics to discuss...paddling technique, and the three ways you should aim to improve it. 

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Medium Wave Dave and The Clubber show art Medium Wave Dave and The Clubber

KookCast: Surf Education

Another seaside chat coming at ya. Only surfers are gonna be able to listen to this one because we are damn close to the oceans edge...luckily our type like that kind of background noise, yeeeew.

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If You Want to Go Fast, Go Slow show art If You Want to Go Fast, Go Slow

KookCast: Surf Education

It may sound like a contradiction, but the secret to speed and efficiency is slow motion practice, and a focus on good technique. In this episode, Coach Chris and Coach Ev talk about all the ways in which you can slow down in order to speed up. Enjoy

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Can You Surf When You're Pregnant? with Jenna Menen show art Can You Surf When You're Pregnant? with Jenna Menen

KookCast: Surf Education

Well we don't know! That's why we had Jenna Menen on the show to help us answer a few questions on the topic. A great listen for any pregnant surfers, and even their spouses. Jenna gives us some insight and a positive outlook to being a surfer while you're pregnant.

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100th Episode Celebration! show art 100th Episode Celebration!

KookCast: Surf Education

Tune in and celebrate our 100th episode anniversary with us! We're remembering how it all started, the good times, our favorite episodes, and of course announcing the winners of our contest! This is the episode where we announce the two lucky people who we'll award a year long membership to thesurfcontinuum.com ! yeeew ! Big thanks to all our listeners !

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Caught Inside show art Caught Inside

KookCast: Surf Education

This week we're officially releasing an episode we pre-released on YouTube about getting caught inside (check it out on youtube if you wanna watch the surf with us as we recorded this episode). Also, there's only a few days left to leave us a review on the Apple Podcast directory for a chance to win a membership to the soon to be launched Surf Continuum membership site! Last day to submit your review is May 8th!! Yeeew good luck!

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Why You Need to Ditch Your Soft Top show art Why You Need to Ditch Your Soft Top

KookCast: Surf Education

Soft tops are taking over the world! While we recognize their place in surfing and what they offer, be wary of your surfing getting stuck on a plateau if you depend on it for too long. In this episode, Coach Chris and Coach Evan have a discussion on when's the right time to ride one, and when you need to ditch the foamie.

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"The Messy Middle" is a phrase and book coined by author, Scott Belsky. It's all about helping you navigate your way through the hardest and most important part of any bold endeavor...like surfing. Coach Chris and Coach Evan offer their take on Belsky's concept as it pertains to any student of surfing and discuss a few tips on how to deal with the messy middle of surfing.